This story about sheep being sold to the Japanese as poodles sounds extraordinarily fishy. For starters, what bonehead doesn’t know a sheep from a dog? Sheep have hooves. They go “baa.” Dogs have paws and go “woof.” (Or the Japanese equivalents.) Plus, how much does it cost to breed and ship a sheep to Japan? Less than it costs to breed and ship a dog?
I’m looking into it, but my time is limited and my language is not Japanese, so I’d love it if anyone out there can offer some help here.